Moonday Musings

MoonDayMusings: Six Nails for Mindfulness

My Moonday Musings this month focus on the theme of mindfulness, each week sharing words of wisdom from mindful masters. Why? Perhaps it's because being mindful and staying present can be somewhat of a challenge for me at times, and I'm assuming that I am not alone in that aspect. When out of balance or… Continue reading MoonDayMusings: Six Nails for Mindfulness

Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Recognizing Happiness

As we start the new year, and new decade, it seemed appropriate to focus on a single theme in this first month — mindfulness — which I will explore each week, guided by words from various teachers. So . . .  mindfulness. An interesting concept, with multi-layered perspectives. But what is mindfulness? One could say… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Recognizing Happiness

Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: the past is closed, the future is open

Recently I found myself stuck in a situation that I'd found myself in before — and frustrated in finding myself there again! Being an "action" person, a problem-solver, my first instinct was to jump in and do something to change or improve the situation. And that's when my inner alarm bell went off, and a… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: the past is closed, the future is open

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Moonday Musings: re-examine all

  This quote by Walt Whitman popped up in my Facebook Memories feed this morning and as I read it, something said “go deeper... there is more here”. “re examine all you have been told ... dismiss whatever insults your own soul” And so I went deeper, looking for a copy of Leaves of Grass… Continue reading Moonday Musings: re-examine all